Access to nutritionally depleted, technologically created, chemically treated “food” has many of us taking in thousands of empty calories, each and every day, without realizing the cost.
The saying, “you are what you eat” carries a serious measure of truth. If you’re like most people, you’re overfed and undernourished. And when it comes to your weight and overall health, that’s no laughing matter.
It’s so easy to grab prepackaged, convenient vending machine, drive-thru or shelf food – but what price are you really paying for all that “convenience”?
• Larger sized clothing
• Higher medical bills
• Decreased energy and quality of life
Our bodies are designed to eat fresh, natural, whole foods that supply us with an endless variety of vitamins, minerals, fiber and incredible nutrients.
Think about all the many benefits (including better, fresher, more satisfying taste) that healthy foods provide. Is it really worth it to save a few short minutes of your day, pulling through the fast food drive-thru and spending your hard-earned dollars on items that can take even more from you – like your health, youth and energy?
You may not realize it, but here’s what also happens when you eat this way:
• Since foods that don’t nourish you can’t truly satisfy you, you overeat to try to find that satisfaction.
• These are the foods that are the root cause of many illnesses and diseases. Continue reading “Overfed and Undernourished: You Are What You Eat”